The Matadors (12-4, 3-2 Big West) lost 5-2 to San Diego State Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference match on the campus of the Aztecs.
In singles play, Junior Jessica Warren improved her overall record to 10-2 on the season with her 6-1, 6-4 victory in the sixth draw. Warren has been playing well, winning seven of her last eight singles matches.
Senior Criss Rodriguez won in straight sets, 7-5 and 6-4, to earn her team-best 12th singles win of the season. CSUN lost a pair of three-set decisions in the top two matches.
Sophomore Vivian Lin lost 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 and sophomore Mickey Hsu lost 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 in the second draw. Lin and Hsu were unable to rally in their matches despite a tremendous effort on their part.
In doubles play, the Aztecs won two of three matches. In their only victory in doubles play, Rodriguez and Warren dominated their opponent to achieve a 6-1 decision in the No. 3 draw to improve to 9-3 on the season.
The Matadors finish their four-game road trip when they travel to Cal Poly Pomona on Friday, April 10 to face the Broncos in a conference match at the Kellogg Tennis Complex at noon.
1. Buth/Hoorn vs Hsu/Poei 6-4
2. Nguyen/Johnson vs Lin/Kim 6-3
3. Rodriguez/Warren vs Somoracz/Diaz 6-1
1. Buth vs Lin 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
2. Nguyen vs Hsu 5-7, 6-2, 6-4
3. Davis vs Kim 6-1, 6-2
4. Rodriguez vs Johnson 7-5, 6-4
5. Diaz vs Poei 6-3, 6-1
6. Warren vs Somoracz 6-1, 6-4